Jim was born in West Point, New York, and has lived in Germany, Japan, Georgia & Kentucky. Jim has lived on 3 different continents, have been to at least 20 different countries and 45 of the 50 states. He is a graduate of Bellarmine University in Lousiville, Ky. with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. After teaching Elementary school for a number of years in Georgia, he felt compelled to move to Seattle a little less than 5 years ago. Currently, he is in the process of publishing his 1st book entitled "The Horrible Truth: A Fan's Perspective of Horror Films". Jim is currently completing his Master's Degree in History.